This piece of bushveld with undulating hills and valleys and mixtures of thickets and open grasslands provides an excellent and varied setting for approximately 280 different species of birds. It forms part of a larger biosphere reserve, where numerous other photographic and holiday opportunities exist.
Located in the Natal Midlands, Weenan Game Reserve offers excellent game viewing and bird watching opportunities, which are within easy driving distance of Pietermaritzburg. The undulating landscape provides for numerous habitats that are home to a wide variety of plants and insect species. General plains game is common.